Governor Fashola of Lagos state has banned all form of indecent dressing among female public servants�
Worried by the way some ladies dress, the state government had to introduce new dress code among public servants, especially the female folk.According to Pm news..
A circular issued by the Head of Service, Mrs. Josephine Williams dated 7 February, 2014 has been sent to all government Ministries, to immediately move against indecent dressing in Alausa.
The circular is mandating public servants to dress properly and decently to the office and official functions portray the good image of the state government.
The government warned that it would begin to take drastic and punitive measures against recalcitrant public servants who flout the directive.
The Head of Service listed the new dress code for female civil servants, saying that skirts above the knee should not be worn by public servants, saying that dresses allowed are skirts which are of knee level, moderate slit and not body clinging skirts.If female public servants must wear trousers, such trousers should neither be tight nor revealing and must be worn with a jacket.Also, gowns to be worn by female public servants must be of knee level, moderate slit, not sleeveless and not body clinging.Also native attires must be worn, they must be worn completely.
The government also reeled out dress code for male public servants. In the dress code for men, administrative officers must wear suit and tie as professionals and other officers could wear wear suit and tie or French suit.Junior and clerical staff are allowed to wear shirts and trousers and French suit while complete native wear is allowed for all cadres of public servants.
�As a matter of necessity, all Directors of Finance and Administration are hereby enjoined to ensure that officers within their purview adhere strictly to moderate and decent dressing,